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Death of a Russian priest: an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery

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MysteriousPress.com/Open Road,
Pub. Date:
2012.
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English
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When Inspector Rostnikov arrives in the town of Arkush with Emil Karpo, the policeman nicknamed the Vampire, he finds a community stunned by the murder of the outspoken Father Merhum. But it is the priest's cryptic last words that make Rostnikov wonder if this was indeed a political assassination or a murder with a motive closer to home. Meanwhile, Rostnikov's other associates plunge into the seedy world of Moscow night life, following the cold trail of a missing girl and the bloody tracks of a cunning killer.... From the Paperback edition.
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display_description Just days after the end of the USSR, a mysterious priest becomes a martyr In service of his beloved Orthodox Church, Father Merhum has spent decades battling Soviet apparatchiks and the KGB. Now the Soviet Union is gone, but the bureaucracy survives, and the aged priest makes plans to denounce Communist supporters, including some within the Church. He is on his way to Moscow when an assassin stops him with an ax. And as he dies, Merhum begs for forgivenessa curious plea from a saint-to-be. The case falls to police inspectors Porfiry Rostnikov and Emil Karpoa ruthless detective whose eerie appearance has earned him the nickname the vampire." But as they dig into the past of this celebrated village priest, they uncover strange church secrets and a conspiracy that would ensure that though Soviet Russia is finished, corruption will never die.
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subject_facet Electronic books, Moscow (Russia) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- Fiction, Rostnikov, Porfiry Petrovich (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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